Monthly Archives: February 2011

MDAH Announces the Capers Carr-Black Welty Awards

The Department of Archives and History is accepting nominations for the Capers, Carr Black, and Welty Awards recognizing excellence in the preservation, interpretation, and presentation of Mississippi history.

In 2007 the Foundation for Mississippi History received a contribution to establish achievement awards in honor of Patti Carr Black and in memory of Eudora Welty and Charlotte Capers. Recipients will be selected by the board of trustees of the Department of Archives and History biennially as merited. The 2011 Capers-Carr Black-Welty Awards will each carry a $300 cash prize.

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